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LeBron James Changes His Stance After Former President Barack Obama Advises Him to Finish Out the NBA Season, Playoffs Scheduled to Resume Saturday

LeBron James Calls Out Reporters Who Questioned Him About Kyrie Irving But Not Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones

LeBron James, Chris Paul, and a few other NBA players spoke to former President Barack Obama on Wednesday about their decision to protest the playoffs in order to bring continued awareness to nationwide racial injustice and police brutality, according to The Athletic. Obama reportedly advised the players to finish out the …

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Issa Rae to Produce Film On True Story Of Tanya Smith For Netflix

Issa Rae

Netflix has secured the rights to The Ghost in the Machine, Tanya Smith’s new memoir, that is to be adapted into a feature film produced by Issa Rae. As originally reported by Deadline “The memoir tells Smith’s unbelievable story— of how a middle-class black girl from the North Side of Minneapolis would, …

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Black Collegiate Gymnast Details The Sport’s Culture of Racism

Tia Kiaku

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Tia Kiaku, a black collegiate gymnast at Alabama University, found herself amidst a nationwide effort to bring issues of racial injustice in workplaces, classrooms, and on sports team to light. On June 2, when her former university’s gymnastics program posted a black square …

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Lyft & Uber Say They’ll Suspend Business In California If State Requires Them To Classify Drivers As Employees

Lyft Will Join Uber In Adding A Fuel Surcharge To Rides As Gas Prices Rise

After a California judge granted a preliminary order prohibiting Lyft and Uber from classifying their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, the ride-share companies are threatening to leave the state altogether. “If our efforts here are not successful, it would force us to suspend operations in California,” Lyft Presiden John …

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Trump Says Low Income Housing Will “Destroy Suburbia” + Promises to Protect “Suburban Housewives” From Poor People

Trump Talks Coronavirus

Hide yo kids, hide yo, wife! Trump cautioned suburban housewives that their neighborhoods could soon be invaded unless of course, they vote for him this November. The President tweeted Wednesday that he will be the candidate to protect “suburban housewives” from low-income housing that could “invade” their neighborhoods. “The ‘suburban …

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Kamala Harris Slams Trump in Introduction as Biden’s Running Mate: “America Is Crying Out For Leadership, Yet We Have A President Who Cares More About Himself Than The People Who Elected Him”

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Senator Kamala Harris took it back to her prosecution days, calling Biden’s campaign an “open and shut” case against Trump and Mike Pence, during her introduction as Joe Biden’s VP pick on Wednesday. Harris and Biden made their first joint appearance as running mates for the 2020 election, at Alexis …

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